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Cycling holidays are becoming increasingly popular with people of all ages, and we’re here to tell you why an Exodus cycling holiday is a great option for your next getaway! One of the many benefits of cycling holidays with Exodus is that you can choose your own pace. The cycling holidays Exodus provide start at a “Leisurely” level and can go up to a “Tough” level with “Moderate” and “Challenging” options in between depending on your capability.

Self guided cycling holidays with Exodus are perfect for those who like to cycle independently. The majority of self guided cycling holidays have a “leisurely” activity level. You get the added security of having your accommodation provided and detailed maps and route notes, as well as having your bags transported for you to each hotel. All you need to carry is what you need for the day’s ride. Examples of self guided cycling holidays with Exodus is Cycling the Vineyards & Village of Burgundy, where pretty villages break up the route and grand chateaux, with colourful tiled roofs, standing guard over their carefully nurtured and valuable grapes. Cycing the Loire Valley is another self guided cycling holiday that offers picturesque countryside and the perfect setting for idyllic picnics adding to the relaxed freedom of this trip. Cycling holiday

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For those who prefer their cycling holidays a little bit more challenging, the Road category of Exodus cycling holidays offers this. Itineraries are based at least 70% on tarmac, however some routes will also include occasional sections on un-surfaced tracks. The routes are designed to avoid overly busy roads, but you should feel comfortable riding in occasional traffic, and depending on the activity level (Road cycling holidays often range of from “Leisurely” to “Challenging”), the terrain can range from flat to mountainous. A good example of these types of cycling holidays is Tuscany: Cycle Siena & Chianti. During this cycling holiday you will ride through diverse areas of Tuscany, such as the hills of Chianti and the beautiful areas of Montepulciano. Riding north, you will enter ‘Le Crete’, a wonderfully scenic region that’s home to some of Tuscany’s best towns and villages.

Drop Bar cycling holidays are for more experienced riders who are looking for longer distances and challenging terrain on their racing bikes. Some itineraries offer the chance to enter a famous cyclosportive event alongside up to 35,000 other cyclists. The activity levels for Drop Bar cycling holidays range from “Moderate” to “Tough” – not for the faint hearted! A great example of a Drop Bar cycling tour is Lhasa to Kathmandu Ride. For the adventurous cyclist this land of rugged beauty, vast landscapes, brilliant skies and glittering peaks offers one of the ultimate biking challenges.

There are many cycling holidays to look through on our website, or you can give us a call to talk about the many great options we have available for you.

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